Slow Cooker Korean BBQ Beef Tacos

Slow Cooker Korean BBQ Beef Tacos
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Crisp fresh slaw is the perfect topper on these tasty Korean BBQ taco.
45 min
Prep Time
5:45
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

Beef

1
Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter
3 to 3 1/2 pounds
boneless beef short or country-style ribs*
1/3 cup
chopped green onions
1 cup
apple juice
1/3 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup
mirin
1/4 cup
rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup
soy sauce
1 teaspoon
grated fresh ginger root**
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic

Asian Slaw

1/4 cup
rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon
soy sauce
1 tablespoon
firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon
sesame oil
1/8 teaspoon
garlic chile sauce
4 cups
coleslaw tri-color mix
2 tablespoons
finely chopped cilantro leaves

Tortillas

12 (7- to 8-inch)
flour tortillas
 
*Substitute bone-in short ribs or boneless chuck pot roast.
**Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger.

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Sear meat on all sides, 10 minutes or until deep golden brown and crust begins to form. Place beef and pan drippings into 5- to 6- quart slow cooker. Add green onions.
  2. Whisk all remaining beef ingredients together in bowl until sugar is dissolved. Pour over beef.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5-7 hours, or High heat setting 4-6 hours or until beef pulls apart easily with fork.
  4. Remove beef from slow cooker. Pour juice from slow cooker through strainer into bowl. Return 2 cups juice to slow cooker, discarding fat and remaining juice.
  5. Pull beef into shreds using 2 forks. Return shredded beef to slow cooker; stir.
  6. Combine rice wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, sesame oil and garlic chile sauce in bowl; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add coleslaw mix and cilantro; toss to coat.
  7. Place about 1/2 cup shredded meat into each tortilla. Top with about 1/4 cup Asian slaw mixture.

Recipe Tips

Mirin is a condiment made from rice, often found in Japanese recipes. It adds sweetness and flavor. Mirin can be found in the Asian or gourmet section of large supermarkets as well as Asian markets.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
730
Cholesterol
110mg
Carbohydrates
34g
Protein
23g
Fat
55g
Sodium
760mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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